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Great Oak dagger moth

Acronicta lobeliae, (Guenée, 1852)


The moth is in the family noctuidae. It has grey wings with a dark line near the abdomen as well as an black circle mark in the center of both forewings. The hindwings have a silver and grey color to them.


Woodland habitat near a Lake. Attracted to metal halide lights on a building wall.


The legs are black and grey striped. It is found in North America. The larva feed on Quercus species.

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Lake Dallas, Texas, United States

Spotted on Mar 22, 2019
Submitted on Jun 20, 2020

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